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Where Do I Start?: Back in the Game

Jessica is a self-taught trader stuck in a rut on her options trading path. Can Mike help her get back on track? Follow along as they revisit the basics while boosting her trading know-how and concept confidence.

Curriculum & Expectations
Jan 3, 2018
Mike & Jessica kick off the new segment by highlighting what you can expect every day! They discuss Jessica's background and where she hit a hurdle in her trading experience.
Investment Experience & Goals
Jan 4, 2018
Jessica walks through her investment experience which includes peer to peer lending, consistent saving and options trading in 2015 and what she hopes to gain during WDIS!
Options: A Derivative Market
Jan 5, 2018
Mike & Jessica review her homework, and lay out the meaning behind intrinsic & extrinsic value, as well as OTM & ITM.
Fundamentals | Call Options
Jan 11, 2018
Mike & Jessica walk through the benefits & risks in long and short calls. They discuss why long naked options are intriguing to new investors, but also why the strategy isn't sustainable in the long run.
Option Fundamentals Quiz
Jan 13, 2018
Mike & Jessica make a breakthrough with puts and calls and how they work, and they embark on Jessica's first quiz as well! Tune in and follow along!
Option Premium: Intrinsic Value
Jan 17, 2018
Mike & Jessica discuss intrinsic value, and how option premium is just intrinsic + extrinsic value.
Option Premium Quiz
Jan 20, 2018
Mike & Jessica walk through graphs of calls and puts, and Jessica explains where the calls and puts are in the money, out of the money and at the money. Mike has some bonus questions that relate to profitability as well!
Risk: Buying Power Reduction
Jan 25, 2018
Mike & Jessica walk through buying power reduction, and explain how it relates to leverage when trading.
Risk: Liquidity
Jan 26, 2018
Jessica learns about liquidity and how wide bid/ask spreads can be a hinderance on a trade, especially when we need to get in and out in a jiffy.
Option Greeks Quiz
Feb 3, 2018
Jessica is quizzed on the option greeks, and passes with flying colors! Will you do the same?
Naked Option Strategies - Short Put
Feb 7, 2018
Mike & Jessica tie everything together with the short naked put, and discuss its theta, vega and delta value.
Naked Option Strategies - Strangle
Feb 9, 2018
Jessica combines her knowledge of short puts and short calls today and learns about a short strangle!

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